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Scott T. Shier replied to Laurie's discussion Collection in Tampa available
"Laurie, ...hospitals I'd say no likely not. A retirement (home) community may have interest - hit or miss. There was one I volunteered at in college that jumped at such an opportunity. They'd break up a group and let different residents…"
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NEEDED/Want: I need 4 (missing) sheets from Land, Water, Air" of Pictorial Geography set

Hello,I have the set "The Land, The Water, The Air" of the Pictorial Geography series, however, since taking ownership of it several years back, I've always been missing the following sheets from it: # 2,# 17,#29,and #30I would be thrilled if anyone else here on the 'Corner has this set and would be willing to either, A] take scans of these 4 and email them to me ; or B] on highest printer "copy" setting, copy them onto a white or beige card-stock. I am happy to trade, or reimburse $$ for the…See More
Scott T. Shier replied to Scott T. Shier's discussion WANTED: 1 V/G+ copy for Pacific Ocean NGM supp. map, from September 1943
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Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied to Scott T. Shier's discussion WANTED: 1 V/G+ copy for Pacific Ocean NGM supp. map, from September 1943
"I knew you were going to ask me for a picture! I just knew it! By January - along with the indexes for you and Tom and a couple of other pictures I've long promised a couple of other people. Sorry to be so lazy! Mel"
Scott T. Shier replied to Scott T. Shier's discussion WANTED: 1 V/G+ copy for Pacific Ocean NGM supp. map, from September 1943
" Mmm, if it's not buried and too much hassle, send me a scan or pic of #3? Do you need anything in exchange?  thanks!"
Melvin L. De Vilbiss replied to Scott T. Shier's discussion WANTED: 1 V/G+ copy for Pacific Ocean NGM supp. map, from September 1943
"Scott, I have three, but you're probably looking for better quality: 1) Fair(-) condition {you don't want this one} 2) Would be VG except the top 1" was left sticking out of the magazine and is badly aged with a repairable tear in…"

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Why do you wish to join this community?
~ love our world & all that is in it . . . and Our Society & all it has done ~
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unoffical occupation: since 2009 I've been care-giving for 3 of my quite ailing a live-in helper (in every way conceivable).

Life Member of The National Geographic Society. I became very interested in the Society itself during the 1988 year when I was but 10. Became a proud member myself for my 12th birthday, January 1990. At last I didn't have to wait for my Grandparents to be done with their issues and give them to me : )
Favorite National Geographic publication:
Hard to narrow down, but especially the vintage 1910-1920's era, and also the wonderful 1988 Centennial year.
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Another Resource Link for Buy/Sell, Advice, Info. History & Pics of NGS items...

Posted on February 17, 2008 at 6:21am 0 Comments

San Jose, Ca. National Geographic Society Magazine Collector, Researcher, Trader, Dealer. Travel education (from NG's) is useful for business and pleasure plus I enjoy Antique Collecting, Classic Car & Antiques Restoration, Family Water Sports, and History

~ John B. Carey

There is a Yahoo! Chat Groups Page Dedicated to N.G.S.

Posted on February 17, 2008 at 6:07am 0 Comments

If anybody is interested in conversation threads about anything & everything National Geographic, you can see this link. NOTE: It is NOT for advertising or placing want/sell was started by a Collector-Dealer in 2007 for serious and regular NGS-oriented "discussions" !

I would like to try and get them to shift over to this nicely revamped NGS site we have here, courtesy of NGS LIS staff, namely… Continue

VERY Good Sellers of National Geographic items (Mags, Vids, Ephemera, Books, etc.)

Posted on February 17, 2008 at 5:58am 0 Comments

Hello all,

This is just in case anybody would like to see a few good people who sell N.G.S. related items, and are very helpful, trustworthy, and reliable!

I have dealt with each of these, and am very happy that I… Continue

Happy & Safe Holidays to All,

Posted on December 22, 2007 at 4:35pm 0 Comments

Hello everyone, I just wanted to say "hello" and extend wishes for a happy, healthy new year!

Most kindly,

- Scott Shier

Comment Wall (29 comments)

At 9:12am on November 21, 2007, Richard Root said…
Sounds great Scott,
I always enjoy talking with NG collectors & hearing about their experiences. I'm retired and available to chat quite often. I've been a NG member & collector since 1978. Hope to chat soon.

At 10:29am on November 21, 2007, Andy said…

I would be happy to assist you in pursueing your collecting needs. Any collection needs a good environment to be fully appreciated.Appears your on the right track.
At 8:31am on February 18, 2008, Amy said…
I actually just discovered this website a few weeks ago. It's very cool - I don't really have any particular interests in NG. I've been a fan my whole life, my Dad has an extensive collection and now I'm working on mine.
At 7:55am on February 22, 2008, marc said…
I have yr 1917 as well. What issues do you have from 1910 to 1914.
At 1:02am on April 15, 2008, Gary Arndt said…
I had a gold border and used the words "National Geographic" on the website. So I got the nasty letter.
At 12:40pm on April 26, 2008, Bill Cole said…
Scott, I have added my NG World inventory list to my listing.
Bill Cole
At 9:15pm on May 12, 2008, Sannie BKK said…
Hello Scott ! How are you doing?
Yesterday, It's an earthquake around 2000 km far from my home town but, the wheather is not bad now here BKK, just a bit rainny..
Good to see you..
At 2:00pm on May 21, 2008, Sam L. said…
Were you still interested in buying an April 1913 volume, is this for someone you are in contact or for personal collection? Recently aquired a complete set from 1911 to date
At 9:11am on June 21, 2008, Sam L. said…
I haven't been on the site for a few weeks, went to the Custer WI Renewable Energy Fair on Friday. Many plans will be in the following months & years and will try to make an imact with alternatives. For Geographics, it will take a while to sort everything out and start with major projects.
At 1:49pm on June 26, 2008, Jordi said…
Hi Scott !!
I 'm glad that you like my photo, it's a nice snail that I have in my aquarium. Scientific name: "Pomacea bridgesii"
Kind Regards,

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